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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-792108

Object type certainty: Certain
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A cast copper alloy potin dating to c.150 - 100 BC to primary phase degraded 'Thurrock' type of the Cantiaci. ABC type 120, Van Arsdell type 1402-1442, BMC 660-666. Obverse: Head of Apollo left. Reverse: Bull advancing left. Casting flash around flan at 12 o'clock on obverse.
Date: Late Iron Age
Diameter: 17.25 mm.
Thickness: 3.56 mm.
Weight: 3.09 g.
Die axis: 2.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 150 BC
Date to: Circa 100 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.56 mm
Weight: 3.09 g
Diameter: 17.25 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Lucy Bevan
Identified by: Mrs Lucy Bevan
Secondary identifier: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 017543

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Potin (Cast bronze)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Secondary ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Tribe: Cantii
Geographic provenance: British South Eastern
British Museum Catalogue type: 660-661x
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 120
Obverse description: The head of Apollo left
Obverse inscription: N/A
Reverse description: Degraded Bull left
Reverse inscription: N/A
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Coombe Bissett (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0921
Four figure Latitude: 50.98833248
Four figure longitude: -1.87314898
1:25K map: SU0921
1:10K map: SU02SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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